Fruit Salad with Honey Dressing in a New Light

  • Yield 6 servings

A diabetes-friendly recipe from celebrity chef Paula Deen.



3 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 pinch salt
1 large navel orange, peeled and cut into sections
1 medium Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
1 medium banana, sliced
1/2 Haas avocade, peeled and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons golden raisins
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts or pecans, preferably toasted
6 large red- or green-leaf lettuce leaves


  1. For the dressing, whisk together orange juice, lemon juice, honey, poppy seeds, mustard and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Add the orange, apple, banana, avocado, raisins and walnuts; toss gently to coat well.
  3. Arrange 1 lettuce leaf on each of 6 plates. Top each with one-sixth of the fruit mixture. Serve at once.

Recipe by Paula Deen



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